South African based artist, Sonny, has certainly been travelling the world with his latest wildlife protection campaign “To The Bone”. We have seen him bring endangered species to the forefront of conversations as he raises funds and much needed awareness with his huge murals, with support from the International Fund for Animal Welfare.
Sonny has returned to the big apple to paint another animal in his ‘To the Bone’ series. Sonny kicked off the project in June 2017 with a 7m x 10m Lion mural in Lower East Side, Manhattan. Sonny then returned with another cat in mind and painted a huge Tiger a month later.
Nearly a year has gone by and now Sonny has painted a Bear in the city, in celebration of the opening of his monumental exhibition To The Bone in New York City.
With a true passion for wildlife, Sonny believes that the wellbeing of animals is intricately tied to our own ability to thrive.
That’s why he’s spent the past year creating a new body of artwork to highlight the extinction crisis we’re currently facing.
‘To The Bone‘ exhibition marks the culmination of a worldwide tour of mural painting in various cities around the world, including The Netherlands, Canada, Russia, USA, South Africa, UK, and others.
Sonny will showcase a series of never-before- seen large scale canvases and hand painted sculptures in his debut exhibition. In collaboration with Discovery’s Project C.A.T. and World Wildlife Fund. One major piece will be auctioned with 100% proceeds donated to Project C.A.T. to support their work towards doubling the number of tigers in the wild by 2022.
Sonny’s upcoming To The Bone exhibition in NYC. The show will be taking place at 393 Broadway on 17, 18, 19 May 2018.
If you would like to attend the exhibition opening on 17th may, please RSVP to ensure entry.